Panel Discussions

Panel Discussion 1 - Practice & Outcome of Reading in GE

Dr. Wong Wing Hung WONG Wing Hung (discussion leader)

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Dr. WONG Wing Hung (王永雄) is the Associate Director of the Office of University General Education, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is also the Associate Director of the General Education Foundation (GEF) Programme and the course leader of In Dialogue with Nature. He obtained his BSc, MPhil and PhD degrees in Physics at The Chinese University of Hong Kong; and Master of Christian Studies at Lutheran
Theological Seminary. Dr. Wong has been teaching Physics courses on electromagnetism, mechanics, mathematical physics, computational physics; and General Education courses including Perspectives in physical sciences, Astronomy, and In Dialogue with Nature. Dr. Wong has received a number of teaching awards: Exemplary Teaching Award in General Education 2006; Vice-Chancellor’s Exemplary Teaching Award 2007; University Education Award, 2011, 2016; and UGC Teaching Award 2016


Prof. CHEN Yi Ai CHEN Yi Ai

Tunghai University



Singapore University of Technology and Design

Dr. J. Casey Hammond is a Senior Lecturer in Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), where he has played a key role in establishing the humanities core course, 'World Texts and Interpretations,' as part of the undergraduate curriculum. He is interested in how people ascribe meaning to lives that are caught up in different kinds of global flows. He is currently translating narratives written by Southeast Asian migrant workers in Taiwan. He lived in the South China Sea region for many years before his doctoral studies in European intellectual and cultural history. He earned his Ph.D. in History from University of Pennsylvania.

Prof REN Junfeng REN Junfeng

Fudan University

復旦大學國際關系與公共事務學院政治學系教授。主要研究方向: 政治學理論、西方政治(思想)史、美國政治。牛津大學「太古」訪問學者(2003-2004),哈佛大學富布賴特研究學者(2009-2010)。主要著作: 《地域本位與國族認同》、《民德與民治》、《帝國的興衰:修昔底德的政治世界》(北京三聯,即出)以及編譯著多部。主要講授專業課程有: 西方政治史、政治學理論; 通識核心課程有: 西學經典: 戰爭志、西學經典:論美國的民主。2011屆復旦大學本(專)科畢業生「我心目中的好老師」,2016年中國通識教育暑期研修班授課導師,復旦大學通識教育中心副主任。

Panel Discussion 2 - Service Learning

Dr. KWAN Kam Por KWAN Kam Por (discussion leader)

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Dr. KWAN Kam Por is currently a Professorial Project Fellow at the Office of Service-Learning of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU). He is formerly a Senior Educational Development Officer and Head of the Educational Development Centre, and served as the Special Assistant to Vice President (Academic Development) of the University from 2010-2014. He has been heavily involved in the formulation, planning, implementation and evaluation of service-learning at PolyU, and is now directing a number of studies on the impact of service-learning on students, teachers, and the community. Dr. Kwan is an experienced educational developer, and has conducted numerous workshops on educational evaluation, outcomes-based education, standard-based assessment, service-learning and other active learning approaches for tertiary teachers both within and outside PolyU.

Prof. Ngai Sek-yum, Steven NGAI Sek Yum Steven

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Prof. NGAI Sek Yum Steven is Chairperson and Professor of the Department of Social Work at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), Director of the CUHK-Nankai Joint Research Center of Social Policy, Research Fellow of the Risk Society and Policy Research Center at National Taiwan University, Appointed Member of the Social Welfare Advisory Committee of the Labor and Welfare Bureau of the Hong Kong SAR Government, Appointed Member of the School Allocation Committee of the Education Bureau of the Hong Kong SAR Government, Appointed Member of the Assessment Panel for Qualification Recognition of the Social Workers Registration Board, Subject Specialist of the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications, and Appointed Member of the Assessment Panel for Qualification Recognition of the Hong Kong Nursing Council. His current research interests are in the areas of social exclusion and youth citizenship, mutual aid and youth empowerment, and service-learning and leadership development. In total, he has published over 180 articles on these areas, including 120 refereed publications in journals, books and conference proceedings. Since 2000, he has conducted 32 research projects. Among them, four are funded by RGC Competitive Earmarked Research Grant (CERG) or RGC General Research Fund (GRF), and another 21 commissioned by government bureaus/NGOs in Hong Kong or Macau. Given his ongoing efforts and remarkable performance in teaching and research, he received CUHK Faculty of Social Science Exemplary Teaching Award in 2000, CUHK Research Excellence Award in 2011, and CUHK University Education Award in 2014.

Prof. Wang Chung-ming WANG Chung Ming

Tunghai University

東海大學通識教育中心主任。主要研究方向:社會學理論、宗教倫理與社會實踐。現任:東海大學博雅書院導師、大智澈見社會責任新創公司「幸福企業講座」講師暨「子貢學院」主持人、中華民國通識教育學會理事。經歷:德國波昂大學社會學研究所訪問學者、台灣大學高等人文社會科學研究院訪問學者、東海大學博雅書院執行長。主要著作:法律與社會:西方法律文明與未明的韋伯、現代社會與公共性的根源: 基於「第一人稱激進反思與合理化言說」的社會想像。最近發表論文:在世俗性與神聖性之間:藉由Walter Kasper與Charles Taylor的思想論述現代社會的出路(與林亮如合著)、宗教的生命實踐智慧與通識教育價值的提升(與林亮如合著)。主要講授通識課程:世界宗教與文明、孝經導讀、資本主義與當代企業、職人精神與專業倫理。

Dr. Wong Hung WONG Hung

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Dr. Wong Hung is an Associate Professor of the Department of Social Work and the Director of Centre for Quality of Life and the Associate Director of Centre for Social Innovation Studies, Hong Kong Institute for Asia-Pacific Studies at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. His research interests include labour, social security and poverty issues. He has also conducted research on marginal workers, unemployed youth and residents in old urban area. He has actively advocated for Community Economic Development and the setting up of a universal pension scheme in Hong Kong. He is the Vice-Chair of the Oxfam Hong Kong. In recent years, he actively use service learning method to induce students to learn and solve poverty problems in China and Hong Kong.